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Waddington Hospital Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddington, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8914 / 53°53'28"N

Longitude: -2.4137 / 2°24'49"W

OS Eastings: 372908

OS Northings: 443987

OS Grid: SD729439

Mapcode National: GBR CRLF.7S

Mapcode Global: WH969.WGS5

Entry Name: Waddington Hospital Gateway

Listing Date: 16 November 1954

Last Amended: 20 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183296

Location: Waddington, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Waddington

Built-Up Area: Waddington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Waddington St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

WADDINGTON WEST BRADFORD ROAD

SD 74 SW

10/124 Waddington Hospital Gateway
(formerly listed as
The Entrance Gate to the
grounds of the Widows' Hospital)
16.11.1954
GV II

Gateway, assumed to be 1700 (Pevsner), but probably mid-to-late C18th.
Sandstone ashlar. A moulded open pediment is supported on projecting
quoins. Placed centrally is a doorway with chamfered rustication to
the jambs and a flat lintel incised with false voussoirs and with a
projecting false keystone. Above is a plaque with bolection moulded
border: 'This Hospital was built and endow'd in the year 1700 by Robert
Parker of Marley Hall in the County of York Second Son of Edward Parker
of Browsholme Esq. for the Reception of poor Widows, To be chosen
According to the Deed of Endowment'. The Hospital itself was rebuilt
in the late Cl9th. Buck's drawing of c.1720 shows a gateway with
segmental arch and ball finial and records an inscription in latin over
the gates. Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook, reproduced in facsimile,
Wakefield, 1979.


Listing NGR: SD7290843987

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